New Student Convocation Ceremony


As a new Central Michigan University student, the New Student Convocation Ceremony is your official welcome to your academic career and celebrate your entry into higher education. At this academic ceremony, students will hear inspiring messages and words of encouragement from university leadership, a distinguished faculty member and a recent alumnus.

Date, Time and Location

Saturday, August 25, 2018
3:00 - 4:00 p.m. (prior to Mainstage)
McGuirk Arena, John G. Kulhavi Events Center

Transportation and Parking

Students living on campus will meet their Resident Assistant at a pre-determined location and travel to McGuirk Arena as a group. Incoming freshmen who are not living on campus may park in lot 64 and should plan to arrive to McGuirk Arena by 2:45 p.m.